Q: Pat, could you comment on Harvest Health ETF (HHL): The dividend of about 8% seems unreal. Is this ETF a good choice for income?

A: Harvest Healthcare Leaders Income ETF, $8.60, symbol HHL on Toronto, (Units outstanding: 89.7 million; Market cap: $771.4 million; www.harvestportfolios.com), holds a portfolio of 20 large-cap global healthcare companies, selected by the manager for their potential to provide attractive monthly income and long-term growth.

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Q: Pat, the bulk of my investments are in North America. I am looking at Europe and thought that an ETF holding solid blue chips would be best for me. As I also require income, I came across ZWP, which pays a very good dividend and holds high-quality companies. Do you think that this would be a good ETF at this time? Thanks.

A: BMO Europe High Dividend Covered Call ETF, $16.40, symbol ZWP on Toronto (Units outstanding: 63.6 million; Market cap: $1.0 billion; www.bmo.com/gam), invests in a dividend-focused portfolio of European stocks.
The fund started up in March 2018. Its MER is a relatively high 0.71%.
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